Rihanna Hairstyles in 2018

Rihanna is a fashion icon, a diva on the red carpet and is known for her quirky style. She is always introducing new hairstyle trends with bold and unique hairstyles, and she changes her hairdo's very often. Her individuality is what makes her a true style icon.

View yourself with Rihanna hairstyles. We provide easy "How to style" tips as well as letting you know which hairstyles will match your face shape, hair texture and hair density.

Long Curly Casual Updo - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
2 Views
Added: 29 Aug 2017
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,oblong,square,heart,diamond,triangular
Description: These thick black locks are pulled back loosely and tied at the crown to create this casual up-do best suited to complement a square or oval face. This look is easy to re-create at home with the tools and needs product for shine and hold. Rihanna goes for a simple and fun up-do here that is ideal for a casual or formal night out. Rihanna has an oval face shape and expressive facial features which look great with most hairdos, especially up-dos like this one. Her thick tresses have been loosely pulled back into a high ponytail, creating volume at the crown of the head. Her blunt cut ends are on show and her hair's natural texture is the main focus here. Overall, this hairstyle works well for her face shape and rounded hairline, and makes the most of her naturally thick and wavy hair texture. Rihanna has naturally black hair and looks best in shades of chocolate and chestnut brown, thanks to her warm skin tone and green eyes. This particular shade of black has inky, cool undertones to it that gives her strands a glossy finish. No highlights are needed here as this hair color looks its most vibrant on its own and shows off the waves in her hair nicely, not to mention gives her hair a glossy, healthy finish. Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003.

Long Wavy Casual - Dark Brunette

Styling Time: 30 minutes
1 View
Added: 26 Feb 2018
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,heart,diamond,triangular
Description: Gorgeous large curls are dressed all through the mid-lengths to ends of these tresses giving this style plenty of bounce and movement. This 'do is easy to re-create with the right tools and needs product to tame fly-away hair. Regular trims every 4-6 weeks will help prevent split ends and keep the hair looking thick and healthy. Rihanna looks lovely here in long wavy locks that show off her best assets. This ‘do frames her oval face shape nicely and makes the most of her naturally thick hair texture. Rihanna has a high rounded hairline which makes her best suited to a grown-out fringe, as seen here. The center part and voluminous curls help to balance out her broad forehead and pointed jaw line. Layers throughout give this hairstyle movement, and also helps to reduce any extra heavy or bulky weight in Rihanna's thick hair. Rihanna has a warm, medium complexion with gold undertones and light eyes. This makes her best suited to hair colors on the warm spectrum like the chocolate brown shade she is sporting here as her base, as well as the golden tones she has highlighted her locks with throughout the lengths and ends. Not only does this create a stylish look for her, but it also gives her hair a shiny, healthy looking finish that is full of dimension. Not to mention it matches her orange outfit nicely!

Long Straight Casual Updo - Dark Brunette (Mocha)

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
3 Views
Added: 25 Mar 2015
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,diamond,triangular
Description: These dark locks are pulled up, twisted and pinned to the crown to create a messy bun upstyle that is easy to re-create at home with the right tools. Heavy bangs are smoothed down to frame the top of the face and completes the over-all look magnificently.

Long Straight Formal Updo - Black

Styling Time: 30 minutes
2 Views
Added: 03 Nov 2014
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This glossy black mane is parted on the side and smoothed down to compliment the face while the lush length is pulled back and tied to the nape for a stunning look and feel. This gorgeous 'do is great for any occasion and needs product for shine and hold.

Long Wavy Formal - Dark Brunette (Caramel)

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
3 Views
Added: 11 Feb 2013
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: Rihanna wore her long locks out for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. Stunning waves were added to the mid-lengths to ends of her locks to give the over-all style plenty of movement and shape. The roots are teased at the crown making this a fab 'do to compliment a round face and perfect for any special occasion.

Short Straight Casual - Dark Brunette

Styling Time: 10 minutes
2 Views
Added: 10 Oct 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,heart,diamond
Description: The back and sides of this short casual hairstyle is tapered into the head blending into the to layers that are jagged cut to achieve an edgy look and feel. This hairstyle is easy to manage with regular trims every 4-6 weeks and needs product for hold and shine.

Short Straight Casual - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 23 Sep 2012
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: The back and sides of this short 'do are cropped short and close to the head, maintaining a neat and tidy finish to the edges. The back and sides have also been blended into the top length, which has been left long enough to be worn flat for a smooth and sexy finish. Product is needed for hold and shine as well as regular trims to maintain the style.

Long Wavy Casual - Black

Styling Time: 30 minutes
2 Views
Added: 19 Jul 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: One side of this casual 'do has been clipper cut to achieve an undercut style. This leaves the opposite side to fall out over the shoulders, showing off the medium to long layers that have been jagged cut through to balance out the movement and body. This look will need product for hold and shine, as well as regular trims to prevent split ends.

Long Wavy Formal - Black

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
2 Views
Added: 30 Aug 2017
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This long glamorous hairstyle is dressed in elegant waves through the sides and back adding plenty of shape and movement to this style best suited to balance out a long face. This formal hairdo is easy to re-create with the right tools and products and perfect for any special occasion.

Medium Wavy Casual - Medium Blonde (Golden)

Styling Time: 30 minutes
3 Views
Added: 13 Feb 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: Rihanna shocked guests and onlookers at the 2012 Grammy Awards with her new golden locks left out to show off the waves from root to tip which gave the over-all style plenty of bounce and fullness. This casual hairstyle is layered all over to balance out the body making it great to frame a long face.

Long Straight Casual - Medium Red

Styling Time: 20 minutes
1 View
Added: 06 Oct 2011
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This smooth and sexy hairdo is blow-waved adding a little movement to the ends for shape and style. The bangs are swept to the side to frame the top of the face and completes this fun and style brilliantly. Regular trims is needed to maintain this look.

Half Up Long Curly Formal Half Up - Medium Red (Bright)

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
3 Views
Added: 09 Jun 2011
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This bold and bright hairstyle is more suited for those brave and those wanting to the center of attention. Mini-french rolls are pinned to the sides of the head, leaving out the length to fall over the shoulders for a spectacular finish to a loud hairdo.




Medium Wavy Formal - Medium Red

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
1 View
Added: 02 Jun 2011
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: Bold and bright is what this hairstyle stand out in any crowd. The layers cut all through the sides and back allow the waves added to the mid-lengths to bounce and sit perfectly to compliment any long face shape. This look is easy to achieve with a blow-wave and products for hold and shine.

Medium Curly Alternative - Medium Red

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
3 Views
Added: 17 Mar 2011
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: Big, bold and bright is the main idea for this red hot hairdo. Uniform layers cut all through the back and sides balances out the volume and body of this look which is best suited for those with thick locks. Adding in extensions will also help increase the fullness and shape of this look.

Medium Straight Formal - Medium Red (Bright)

Styling Time: 30 minutes
1 View
Added: 02 Mar 2011
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: Rihanna's bold red 'do is blow-dried smooth showing off the layers cut around the edges to allow a slight flick which softens the shoulder length hairstyle. This slick and smooth look is easy to achieve with the perfect blow-dry and right products and is great for any occasion.

Medium Curly Formal - Medium Red (Bright)

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
3 Views
Added: 06 Jan 2011
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: Body and bounce is the main aim for this red hot 'do. A combination of medium to long layers cut all through the back and sides balance out the width and volume of this style which is best suited for those with long o r narrow face shapes. This look is easy to re-create with a curling iron and will need regular trims to avoid split ends.

Medium Curly Casual - Medium Red

Styling Time: 30 minutes
3 Views
Added: 02 Dec 2010
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: A combination of medium to long layers cut all around the sides and back balances out the body and bounce of this style. The jagged cut ends create a well defined shape and style which is best suited for those with long face shapes.

Updo Long Curly Formal Updo - Medium Red

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
3 Views
Added: 11 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This red hot mane is rolled, teased and pinned to the head to create this full bodied upstyle which is perfect for any special occasion. The long bangs are left out to soften the front of the style and completes it beautifully.

Short Straight Alternative - Medium Blonde

Styling Time: 30 minutes
3 Views
Added: 11 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This bold 'do is perfect for those who like to be the center of attention. The sides are clipper cut short for a clean finish to the edges, while the top layers are jagged cut to fall over the sides and sweep over the face. The brilliant use of color adds spark to the over-all 'do and completes the look magnificently.

Short Straight Alternative - Black

Styling Time: 20 minutes
1 View
Added: 10 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: Textured layers all over gives this hairstyle plenty of edge and is best suited for those looking for hairstyle that is NOT neat and straight. The top layers a jagged cut so the bangs sit unevenly with a little height and lift through the top while the sides are smooth down for contrast.

Short Straight Alternative - Medium Blonde (Golden)

Styling Time: 20 minutes
3 Views
Added: 11 Dec 2009
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square
Description: Another head-turning hairstyle from Rihanna. This bold hairstyle is shaved underneath with only length left through the top. This hairstyle is strictly only for the brave.

Short Straight Alternative - Black

Styling Time: 30 minutes
2 Views
Added: 10 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: Rihanna turned heads once again with bold hairstyle. The sides and back were clipper cut short while the top was left longer for contrast and added the "wow" factor to her over all look.

Short Wavy Alternative - Black

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
3 Views
Added: 10 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: Rihanna once again stunned onlookers with a new hairstyle. Her trade mark short textured crop was worn up in waves through the top, and the sides were slicked-back showing once again the versatility of short hair. With the help of the right products, this style will hold well in any weather condition.

Short Straight Alternative - Black (Ash)

Styling Time: 20 minutes
1 View
Added: 11 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: This was another funky and fresh look for Rihanna at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards. Her top layers had light blonde and blue pieces added to create all over contrast. It's definitely not for the faint-hearted, so if you're brave, go for it!

Short Straight Alternative - Medium Brunette

Styling Time: 30 minutes
1 View
Added: 11 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,diamond
Description: Rihanna captivates us once again with another fresh and funky hairdo. One side is cut short over her ear and blended up to razored layers through the top, which also taper down to the opposite side to create a stunning asymmetrical shape.

Short Straight Casual - Medium Brunette (Chocolate)

Styling Time: 20 minutes
2 Views
Added: 10 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: Rihanna stuns onlookers no matter where she goes- and of course the BET Awards 2008 was no exception. She showed off her trade-mark short crop and turned heads with a hot new color. Her red-brown tone complemented her overall look and suited her complexion perfectly.

Short Straight Casual - Black

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
2 Views
Added: 10 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: Rihanna made a special appearance at Macy�s in Herald Square NY to introduce her exclusive Totes umbrella line and show-off her new hairstyle. This was a classic look for Rihanna, achieved by graduating out the back of her hair, blending it into the top and sides for a full-bodied finish. Her sexy side-swept bangs modernized this look and showed how versatile this dazzling hairdo can be

Short Straight Alternative - Black

Styling Time: 30 minutes
2 Views
Added: 10 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,diamond
Description: Rihanna looked flawless at H&M's launch of the Fashion Against AIDS Collection. The back of her hair was effectively tapered to give more shape to her head, while the sides and top were razor-cut to create wispy ends that framed her face perfectly. This hairdo looks great on those with medium to thick hair.

Medium Curly Formal - Black

Styling Time: 30 minutes
1 View
Added: 11 Aug 2009
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: Rihanna used her appearance at the 2007 BET awards to show off the different ways her very sexy concave bob can be styled. For this cute look, the top of her hair was left flatter, which is great for shortening the look of a longer face shape, and the hair around the sides of her face featured soft and bouncy curls for a great formal look and to also add shape to a long, thin face shape.

Medium Straight Formal - Black

Styling Time: 30 minutes
1 View
Added: 10 Nov 2010
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This sexy 'do was Rihanna's look for The 2007 MTV Movie Awards and it was definitely a head turner Her hair was cut into a blunt bob that fell to just below her jaw line and blunt edges were added to create a solid finish. Bangs, such as the ones seen here on Rihanna, are a great option to use to cover a high hairline. This is a great hairstyle for those with straight hair as it will make it easier to style this look.




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